The Honda City is a compact car which has been produced by the Japanese manufacturer Honda since 1981. Originally made for the Japanese, European and Australasian markets, the subcompact City honda fit 2004 manual pdf-door hatchback was retired in 1994 after the second generation. The nameplate was revived in 1996 for use on a series of compact four-door sedans aimed primarily at developing markets, first mainly sold in Asia outside Japan but later also in Latin America and Australia. From 2002 to 2008, the City was also sold as the Honda Fit Aria in Japan.
Mobilio, and the Mobilio Spike—all of which share the location of the fuel tank under the front seats rather than rear seats. By 2017, cumulative sales of the City has exceeded 3. 6 million units in over 60 countries around the world since the nameplate was revived in 1996. As of 2017, cumulative sales of the City reached 700,000 in India.
Sales of the City in India contributes to 25 percent of global sales and the City is Honda’s best selling model in India. The City is also sold as the Honda Ballade in South Africa since 2011. Produced as a 3-door hatchback in a variety of trim levels, the City was also available together with the Motocompo, a special 50cc ‘foldaway’ scooter designed to fit in the City’s small luggage area. At the time of its introduction, it was Honda’s smallest car, while not being in compliance with Japanese Government kei regulations.